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. >> that would affect the residents of louisiana. energy policy is always on their minds after hurricane katrina and the bp oil disaster of 2010. that still has not changed their minds about wanting cheap sources of power. >> dean blanchard is known as the shrimp king of louisiana. he drives around barataria bay at high speed. and though it is hard to tell, things have slowed down for him leaping -- lately. in 2010, the oil spill paralyzed louisiana. since then, he is a shrimp king without shrimp. >> there is a lot of current that goes through here. the oil did not settle on the bottom. anytime the shrimp come through, they go in the park where there is no oil. >> on grand isle, there is oil as far as the eye can see. we are headed for one of the gulf's many oil rigs. dean steers through the petroleum slicks covering the surface. he is not against fossil fuels. >> [no audio] i believe in oil. half my family is in the oil business. i believe in cheap energy. the problem we got is will companies got so big they bought out all our regulatory agencies and bought up all our politicians. >> according
's predecessor george w. bush was harshly criticized for his slow response to hurricane katrina. the storm devastated the south of the united states including the city of new orleans. republican campaign evented eeds in the s of virginia on sunday. both campaigns are concerned about the negative impact of early voting. ballots cast ahead of the election account for 30% of the total. we now go to sayaka mori who's been following this storm for us. >> yes, catherine. sandy is quite a massive storm. clouds are blanketing eastern portions of the u.s. into eastern canada. we have lots of reports of flooding as well as strong winds. now things will get even worse because the center of sandy is expected to move into the new jersey coast within the next couple of hours. storm surge is going to be a major concern that's going to be accompanied by high tide. that means water levels will get much higher than usual. coastal flooding is highly likely. that's why hundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate. it looks like it's going to move through pennsylvania, new york city and aimin
katrina. they warof more dasters ahead du to climate change, but that was not a subjecturg thpridti dat. >> the no one talked about climate change. we had three debat and not a single mention of climate chge the first time where we have had complete quiet on that iue. i was very disappointe >>e ll not say who he is voting for. no matter who becom president, dnophe will have a full plate. >> the country is on its way t phin outucar power. geansays promoting -- germany is promoting alternative sources of energy. >>osreinan iue. ientists have a solution. here, downsizing is the key. is aresh idea that could help germany's solar-energy industry out of its current crisis, using a lens to concentrate light on the mini solar panel. this man won the prize for his multilayered solar panel. it could be a cheaper alternative to bigger panels, while still producing the same amountf electricity. price is a big issue. attorney's solar-panel makers are struggling to keep up with china --ern's solar-panel makers are struggling to keep up with china's. >> with ouroncenttion in technology, we are offerin
katrina devastated new orleans, it seems all the relevant agencies were ready this time, up to speed, especially fema, the federal emergency management agency, that was criticized in 2005 being widely lauded now. the president himself was up all night from monday to tuesday in the situation room in the white house monitoring the situation. now he is touring the disaster areas, especially in new jersey, so he seemed very much concerned and seemed to do everything he could to help the people. he has been applauded even by republican competitors for this. one of his harshest critics has always been new jersey governor chris christie, and this man said that obama was doing an outstanding job. >> elections are right around the corner next week, and campaigns have resumed. it is a difficult question to ask, but who has actually profited from the situation? >> for mitt romney, it is a difficult situation because national disaster times are times when politics are supposed to be put aside, so campaigning too early might hurt him, but it is the only thing he can do because he does not have an
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